Santa Clara Law Magazine

How We Lead:

Investment in Dedicated and Accomplished Faculty

Santa Clara University School of Law is excited to announce the addition of five new full-time faculty members to its community. Sue Guan, Mary Procaccio-Flowers, and Nicholas Serafin joined the faculty in the fall of 2020. Sean Bland and Taylor Dalton will begin teaching in the fall of 2022.

“Santa Clara Law is blessed to have a renowned and diverse faculty of dedicated educators and impactful scholars. Expanding this cadre of thought leaders and supporting their work with substantial recognition and resources is one of our greatest strategic priorities.”

Michael Kaufman
Dean, Santa Clara Law

  Sean Bland
“I am thoroughly looking forward to joining Santa Clara Law as an assistant professor this fall. The law school’s terrific faculty, tremendous student community and its strong commitment to social justice make it the ideal place for me to pursue my research and teaching interests in health law, race and the law, and gender, sexuality, and the law.”

Sean Bland
Assistant Professor of Law (Fall 2022)

  Taylor Dalton
“I am thrilled to join the Santa Clara law community where I look forward to continuing my research on how international law can promote cooperation between nations to address global challenges to human flourishing.”

Taylor Dalton
Assistant Professor of Law
(Fall 2022)

  Sue Guan
“Santa Clara Law is an extraordinary community of thought leaders where I am inspired to be better every day. I feel truly grateful to be surrounded by such wonderful colleagues as well as students.”

Sue Guan
Assistant Professor of Law

  Mary Procaccio-Flowers
“As an alumna, returning to Santa Clara Law to teach full-time has been remarkable. This community is truly the best! Our students demonstrate both passion and perseverance daily. They inspire me. I am privileged to work alongside incredible and accomplished faculty, staff, and administrators.”

Mary Procaccio-Flowers JD ’12
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

  Nicholas Serafin
“The Santa Clara faculty is incredibly supportive and welcoming, and I am so grateful and excited to have joined this wonderful scholarly community.”

Nicholas Serafin
Assistant Professor of Law


“We are elated to welcome our new colleagues, each of whom brings a passionate commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to our students, our institution and our community at large.”

Michelle Oberman
Katharine and George Alexander Professor of Law
Chair of the Hiring Committee

Santa Clara Law has a diverse and highly respected team of clinical, tenure-track, and tenured faculty, including renowned high-tech, IP and privacy experts; national thought leaders in the areas of international, environmental, criminal, civil procedure, and government regulatory law; and fierce advocates for social justice, human rights, and serving the public interest.

Please join us in welcoming these individuals to the Santa Clara Law community and congratulating them on this important professional milestone.

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